A nested case-control study of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and serum organochlorine residues.

@article{Rothman1997ANC,
  title={A nested case-control study of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and serum organochlorine residues.},
  author={Nathaniel Rothman and Kenneth P. Cantor and Aaron Blair and David Bush and John W Brock and Kathy J. Helzlsouer and Shelia Hoar Zahm and Larry L Grandjean Needham and Geoffrey Robert Pearson and Robert Nathaniel Hoover and George W. Comstock and Paul T. Strickland},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={1997},
  volume={350 9073},
  pages={240-4}
}
BACKGROUND The steady worldwide increase in the incidence of non-Hodgkin lymphoma during the past few decades remains mostly unexplained. Several studies suggest that there may be an association between the agricultural use of the organochlorine 1,1,1-trichloro-2,2'bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethane (DDT) and increased risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. We have investigated the association between risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and body burden of selected organochlorines in the general population in a nested… CONTINUE READING
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